Cast Stainless Steel Burner

Cast Stainless Steel

Superior quality, excellent rust resistance. Instead of welding stainless together to form a tube, cast burners are solid pieces of metal.

Popular brands: Blaze, Lion, Fire Magic, Bull, RCS Cutlass

Cast Brass Burner


Ceramic burners will never rust and are more efficient in holding and radiating high temperatures than any other burner material.

Popular brands: Lynx

Stainless Tube Burner

Stainless Tube

Quality material with good rust resistance. Many companies use stainless steel pipe bent to shape, and the best burners are made with 304 stainless steel.

Some manufacturers don't bend the stainless steel pipe, instead they have what is known as a “straight tube” burner.

Popular brands: DCS, Hestan, Alfresco, Sedona by Lynx, Aspire by Hestan

Cast Iron Burner

Cast Iron

Oldest style of burner on the market. Cast Iron is heavy-duty, but it's unprotected and could rust over time. Some manufactures use porcelain coating for extra protection.

Popular brands: Bull Outlaw Series

Stamped Stainless Burner

Stamped Stainless

This is a low grade stainless (not 304) where the top and bottom are stamped together.

Popular brands: Broilmaster

Ceramic Infrared

Infrared Burner

Capable of reaching super high searing temperatures (800°+ F). This type of burner is ideal for steaks but not slow cooking. Many upscale steakhouse restaurants use infrared burners.

While some brands offer an all infrared configuration, most manufacturers offer infrared burners as an option. You may purchase an infrared burner and replace it with one of the conventional burners. This is often called a “hybrid” configuration. Watch our video on the Benefits of Infrared Grills & Burners to learn more.

Popular brands: TEC, Solaire, Lynx